UNC Greensboro creates remarkable real-world impact, every day. The first Amazon Career Choice institution in the North Carolina Piedmont Triad region, UNCG has a vast array of students who find a welcoming campus and a place to belong, thrive, and achieve their best. Led by Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., UNC Greensboro is 1 of only 60 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in NC and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. With 17 Division I athletic teams, over 175 areas of undergraduate study, and 250 areas of graduate study, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value. Find your way here.


in NC for Social Mobility, U.S. News & World Report 2021 Ranking


of Spartans are first in their family to attend college


students transforming communities and shaping the future of NC and beyond

The five-year Strategic Plan calls on the UNC System to achieve ambitious goals. Progress on these goals and metrics will be achieved through the hard work and commitment of institutional leaders, faculty, and staff.

UNC Greensboro has identified the following contributions to make to the Strategic Plan: low-income enrollments; low-income completions; five-year graduation rates; achievement gaps in undergraduate degree efficiency; and critical workforce credentials.

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Take a 360-degree tour of each of our 16 universities, either on your desktop, laptop, phone, VR headset, or through the GEAR UP NC VR app. The GEAR UP NC VR app is the first of its kind, and the largest VR project for social good to date. This marks the first time a university system has used the technology across all of its institutions.

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Research With Impact

With more than $48 million in external funding annually and a focus on health, wellness, and vibrant communities, UNCG scholarship is about building a better tomorrow.
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Paths to Prosperity

UNCG educates more first generation, low income students than any other public institution in the state. Seventy-three percent of recent Spartan graduates live and work in N.C.’s most economically challenged counties. Unlocking our students’ potential is how we make N.C. better for all.
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UNCG’s Amazon Career Choice Program

UNCG is the first Amazon Career Choice institution in the North Carolina Piedmont Triad region offering free college tuition to the more than 750,000 hourly Amazon employees in the U.S. Amazon team members can take advantage of UNCG’s more than 175 majors and concentrations, and fully online programs to learn new skills for career success at the company.
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